Message from NHS Walsall CCG@WalsallCCG about missed GP appointments….. Every year, 15 million GP consultations are missed when patients fail to show up. Please cancel your appointment if you don’t need it; so, someone else who needs it can book the slot #NHS #GPappointment #HealthierFutures Content published and promoted by Willenhall Liberal Democrats all at 23 Lynwood […]

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Places of Welcome in Walsall

by danielbarker on 17 February, 2020

A Place of Welcome is….. a place where anybody can go, once only or every week, where they know they will be warmly welcomed, receive free refreshments and a guarantee of being made to feel valued and included Day Time Venue Area Every day except Sunday 10:00 – 16:00 Bridging the Gap Willenhall Monday 10:00 […]

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SCALE OF CHILDREN’S FUNDING GAP REVEALED

by danielbarker on 14 February, 2020

Published in Local Government Chronicle BY JON BUNN The cost to councils of meeting demand in children’s social care has more than quadrupled to £7.2bn since 2010-11 as dedicated government funding has halved, according to new analysis shared exclusively with LGC. Nationally spending on children’s social care and services for young people has increased from £7.1bn in […]

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So who were you really talking about Cllr Bird?

by danielbarker on 14 February, 2020

Last week in the press, it was reported that Tory Cllrs Bird and Perry had both labelled most elected councillors in Walsall as being bone idle. This week, as if to try and confirm that image in people’s minds, Walsall councillors were encouraged to be photographed ‘playing’ with LEGO to demonstrate the way councillors should […]

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Willenhall Liberal Democrats are calling on the UK Government to apologise for backtracking on a key election commitment to end austerity just two months after the General Election. Prior to the election, the Conservatives had proclaimed on a number of occasions that “Austerity is over”. Their 2019 manifesto, upon which this Government was elected, promised […]

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Walsall Works Bulletin

by danielbarker on 12 February, 2020

Looking for work? If so, you might be interested in the following opportunities. Business Admin / Digital Marketing Apprentice Aldridge 35 Hours per week, £NMW for age, 28 days annual leave An excellent opportunity to join an experienced and rapidly expanding logistics company as an Apprentice Digital Marketer. The role will be to develop their […]

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Women and Problem Gambling Training

by danielbarker on 11 February, 2020

Walsall Council is working with GamCare to raise awareness of problem gambling and have set up two accredited training sessions in Walsall for professionals, partners and community groups. Dates: 31st March 2020 morning session – 9.30 am – 12.30 pm or afternoon session – 13.30pm – 16.30 pm Venue: Council House, Walsall Town Hall The […]

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Taken from an article published in Birmingham Live By Jonathan WalkerPolitical Editor  Lib Dems have chosen their candidate for the mayoral election on May 7 Business leader and academic Beverley Nielsen has been selected as the Liberal Democrat candidate for May’s West Midlands Mayor election. Ms Nielsen, a former West Midlands regional director of the CBI, worked […]

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Coming soon – a new surgery

by danielbarker on 10 February, 2020

For any Short Heath residents who may want to come and speak to me about council-related issues, you need to read the following information: From this month onwards, I am trialling a new surgery. The details are as follows: When: The last Tuesday of each month, 4-5pm. That means the first surgery will be on […]

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Responding to the Government’s announcement that Huawei will be allowed to control up to 35% of non-core elements of the UK’s 5G networks, Liberal Democrat spokesperson for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Daisy Cooper MP, said: This decision shows how little regard the Conservative Government has for Huawei’s human rights record. Boris Johnson must now condemn the […]

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